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  • Tom Wilkinson, 75. Probably best known for his roles in The Full Monty and Michael Clayton. I also enjoyed his Carmine Falcone in Batman Begins.
    the state of hockey is good

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    • Frank Ryan.

      https://bleacherreport.com/articles/...-title-in-1964
      A bad cause requires many words.

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      • Hutch is dead. David Soul for those of you who did not watch TV in the 1970s. Also responsible for one of the lamest top-40 hits of the 1970s.

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        • Originally posted by WeAreNDHockey View Post
          Hutch is dead. David Soul for those of you who did not watch TV in the 1970s. Also responsible for one of the lamest top-40 hits of the 1970s.
          Salem's Lot was very, very bad. I hope James Mason got a sh-t ton of money.
          Cornell University
          National Champion 1967, 1970
          ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
          Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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          • Originally posted by WeAreNDHockey View Post
            Hutch is dead. David Soul for those of you who did not watch TV in the 1970s. Also responsible for one of the lamest top-40 hits of the 1970s.
            That was the 70's version of Patrick Swayze's She's Like The Wind.
            What kind of cheese are you planning to put on top?

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            • Der Kaiser ist tot.

              Football legend Franz Beckenbauer has passed away aged 78.
              CCT '77 & '78
              4 kids
              5 grandsons (BCA 7/09, CJA 5/14, JDL 8/14, JFL 6/16, PJL 7/18)
              1 granddaughter (EML 4/18)

              ”Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.”
              - Benjamin Franklin

              Banned from the St. Lawrence University Facebook page - March 2016 (But I got better).

              I want to live forever. So far, so good.

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              • Donald Trump…’s mother in law, 76
                Uncle Mickey: July 23, 1950-July 22, 2003

                WRPI, 91.5 FM...usually color commentary.

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                • Bud Harrelson
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                  Let's Go 'Tute!

                  Maxed out at 2,147,483,647 at 10:00 AM EDT 9/17/07.

                  2012 Poser Of The Year

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                  • Joyce Randolph.

                    https://variety.com/2024/tv/news/joy...rs-1235871316/
                    A bad cause requires many words.

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                    • TIL this was a thing from the 1930s through 1950s:

                      Cornell University
                      National Champion 1967, 1970
                      ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
                      Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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                      • Would those have been targeted toward, let's say, the po' folk wimmins who didn't own a nice pair of shoes?
                        What kind of cheese are you planning to put on top?

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                        • Originally posted by rufus View Post
                          Would those have been targeted toward, let's say, the po' folk wimmins who didn't own a nice pair of shoes?
                          From here:

                          Some persons perhaps do not know that the first real shoes to be used for burial purposes were made in Decatur although there had long been so-called shoes made for such uses. The footwear in use for burials was in fact a moccasin, a knitted article something similar to what is known as a bed slipper and were made in Cincinnati. Where shoes were used for burial purposes these Cincinnati goods had the sale and were distributed by manufacturers of caskets and burial goods. Prior to 1895 Jo. G. Bixby was on the road as a salesman for the Decatur Coffin company and jobbed the moccasins made by the Cincinnati concern. It was while he was a traveling salesman that the idea came to Bixby that there should be something more nearly like a shoe to offer the trade and that it should be something that could be easily placed on the foot of a corpse.

                          Now he admits that he conceived the idea which has proved so successful and that he cherished the thought of engaging In the manufacturing business for a long time before he could convince himself that the trade would take kindly to the innovation. He had a good position and did not care to resign that for an uncertainty. But at last he did so and his venture was a success from the start. In speaking of the possibility of success coming to such a venture he said “Inducing a man or a people to change customs in regard to burying the dead is like inducing them to change their religion. It is slow work, an uphill job. They cling to the old customs. In the business there are progressive undertakers who easily see the advantages offered but the people whom they serve do not always see it in the same light. Before we went into the business there was nothing more than a moccasin on the market, although it was called a burial shoe. The shoes for men and women were alike except as to size.”

                          Putting a shoe on the foot of a corpse is a difficult task–that is adjusting an ordinary street shoe. Mr. Bixby believed that there should be offered the trade something having all of the appearance of a shoe or a slipper and at the same time be easy of adjustment. He devised and patented such an article. The principal feature of that shoe is that the quarter and the vamp are not sewed together, but make a sleeve joint, the counter or quarter fitting smoothly into the vamp. The sole is not fastened to the heel but between the heel and the front piece of the shoe there is fastened a strong elastic band which, when in its normal position is just long enough to hold the two pieces properly in place. If the shoe is a bit short the elastic band expands sufficiently to permit the fitting of the foot without in the least destroying anything of its neat appearance, because it is so constructed that when the joint is expanded the quarter and the vamp meet in such a way that the appearance is perfectly normal.

                          There was in opposition to this device put on the market a shoe that had at the back of the counter a gathered puff of silk concealed in which was some elastic. This of course would give if the shoe was too short but when stretched the heel of the corpse would extend beyond the sole of the shoe and be covered only by the expanded puff, while in the Bixby shoe the counter, the heel of the corpse was neatly covered by the extension being in the sole.

                          When the manufacture of the Bixby patent was commenced the shoe were crude affairs as compared with the ones now put on the market. They were but little more than slippers made of silk and satin, but they had on them heels and more of the appearance of shoes than the soft knit goods that had been known before. During the ten years that the business has been carried on there has been a gradual evolution in the style of the shoes made until now they have the general appearance of the shoes and slippers sold for regular street wear, and while it undoubtedly is true as Mr. Bixby has said that it is a difficult matter to get a people to change customs in burying their dead, the more nearly the burial shoe conforms to the actual street shoe in appearance, the better it sells.
                          Last edited by Kepler; 01-17-2024, 12:32 PM.
                          Cornell University
                          National Champion 1967, 1970
                          ECAC Champion 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1973, 1980, 1986, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2010
                          Ivy League Champion 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2018, 2019, 2020

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                          • Sports Illustrated 1954-2024.

                            It wad a good run.
                            CCT '77 & '78
                            4 kids
                            5 grandsons (BCA 7/09, CJA 5/14, JDL 8/14, JFL 6/16, PJL 7/18)
                            1 granddaughter (EML 4/18)

                            ”Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.”
                            - Benjamin Franklin

                            Banned from the St. Lawrence University Facebook page - March 2016 (But I got better).

                            I want to live forever. So far, so good.

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                            • Originally posted by joecct View Post
                              Sports Illustrated 1954-2024.

                              It wad a good run.
                              I doubt it’s dead completely. Someone else will undoubtedly acquire it and try to rebuild.

                              Another victim of capitalism though.
                              U-A-A!!!Go!Go!GreenandGold!
                              Applejack Tells You How UAA Is Doing...
                              I spell Failure with UAF

                              Originally posted by UAFIceAngel
                              But let's be real...There are 40 some other teams and only two alaskan teams...the day one of us wins something big will be the day I transfer to UAA
                              Originally posted by Doyle Woody
                              Best sign by a visting Seawolf fan Friday went to a young man who held up a piece of white poster board that read: "YOU CAN'T SPELL FAILURE WITHOUT UAF."

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                              • Here's a list of all the other brands ABG could theoretically kill off if they don't like management, financial results, or the terms of whatever licensing deal they have with whomever.

                                Just a bunch of tailored-suit lawyers, buying brand IP and manipulating the law to make millions. 'Murica.

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